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 You are welcome to explore as many occupations as you like.   It’s a great way for you to expand your horizons (or to sharpen your focus) as you learn from a real person who is working in the career of  your dreams!

All School to Career events will be virtual for the 2020-2021 school year, please plan to be a part of the live Zoom meeting so that you will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in activities.  DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO ATTEND!

Some presenters may agree to record their career event, if they do, we will make those recordings available for later viewing.  Additionally, many events will occur only once (even if we had multiple presentations in previous years).  Be aware that some events will fill quickly!

 

Career Event Registration

Priority will be given to registrations on a first come first served basis. Within two weeks of the event date, or when an event has filled to capacity, the link to register for that event will be removed and confirmation emails, with the Zoom passcode for the meeting, will be sent to registered students. First semester events are presented below in the order in which they will occur.  Each event listing has the date and time, a description and a link to the flyer.

Videos

Visit our YouTube channel to watch recorded career events

Get Career Credit:  

To receive credit for attending a virtual Career Event (either live or as a recording) students MUST complete this evaluation survey. This is the only way that attendance will be reported. 

Academy Registration 

Want a deeper dive or a broader view?

All 2020-2021 Academies are now open!

Academies are a focused experience sustained over multiple sessions and providing opportunities for meeting professionals from a variety of different, related paths.  Academies may include hands-on activities, projects, or certifications and require attendance for multiple sessions adding up to a total of 12-15 hours.  Within two weeks of the event date, or when an event has filled to capacity, the link to register for that event will be removed and confirmation emails, with the Zoom passcode for the meeting, will be sent to registered students.

First Semester Academies:

Engineering with Intel and OSU begins November 4th and runs through November 19th
Computer Science with Intel begins December 1st
Mental Health Careers begins December 1st
Law and Legal begins December 8th
Nursing begins January 12

Second Semester Academies:

Construction and Architecture begins February 2
Medical Careers begins February 9
Business, Marketing & Entrepreneur Academy begins February 16
STEM/ Science Careers begins February 16
Hospitality/Tourism/Culinary Careers begins March 2
Design and Graphic Arts begins March 9
Fine Arts begins April 13

Get Academy Credit:  

To receive credit for attending an Academy, students MUST complete this reflection survey. This is the only way that attendance will be reported. Your response will be sent back to you to help you write about the experience if needed.

Career Events from our Partners

 

First Semester Events – open for registration beginning Tuesday September 22nd

DECEMBER

Event   Description Date Time
Theatre Careers FLYER Explore the world of Theatre and learn about the variety of professionals working to make sure the show can go on! Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1 – 3pm
Author FLYER Discover the connection between words and people from an author and publisher. Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9-11am
Intel Engineering FLYER Presentations by Intel experts in management, computer science, engineering, and analytics Friday, December 4, 2020 9-12pm
Comics and Graphic Novels FLYER Have a conversation with a professional writer/publisher of graphic novels & a comic artist and discover the connections between artists, writers, illustrators, and publishers. Wednesday, December 9, 2020 1-3pm
Architecture FLYER Meet with professional architects and learn how each project is created to respect it’s setting without compromising craft and beauty. Tuesday, December 15, 2020 9:30-11:30am
Peterson Cat FLYER Explore service technician careers and learn more about the 2 year Think Big career prep program. Thursday, December 17, 2020 9-11am
Tattoo & Piercing FLYER Meet an expert tattoo artist & piercer – Find out education & skill requirements, and learn about the current job market, pay ranges, and programs. Thursday, December 17, 2020 1 – 3pm